Grate Expectations – a Crash Course in Being a Cheesemonger

Friends, acquaintances, colleagues–hell, sometimes even strangers–all know about my love for cheese [Editor’s Note: I’m snacking on a cheese plate as I write this]. Recently, I fulfilled a long-term dream of mine by working in a cheese shop. My friend Caoimhe, the manager of one of the Mellis Cheese shops here in Edinburgh, asked if I’d be interested in joining the team for the festive season–of course I jumped at the opportunity!

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